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Paperback. Pub Date :2001-08-02 Pages: 624 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books The lives of countless millions are evoked in Ralph Ellisons superb portrait of a generation of black Americans. Invisible Man. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an introduction by John F. Callahan. as well as an introduction by the author. Ralph Ellisons blistering and impassioned first novel tells the extraordinary story of a man invisible simply because people refuse to see me. Published in 1952 when American society was in the cusp of immense change. the powerfully depicted adventures of Ellisons invisible man - from his expulsion from a Southern college to a terrifying Harlem race riot - go far beyond the story of one individual. As John Callahan says. In an extraordinary imaginative leap. he hit upon a single word for the different yet shared condition of African Americans...
I don't know which was morer captivating to me: Ellison's writing style or Ellison's message. Obviously a must read for today's generation to understand not only the struggles,... Read morePublished on July 5 2004 by C. Cooper
Ralph Ellison's INVISIBLE MAN tackles an issue that frankly is so huge and complex that you wouldn't think it could be captured in a single novel. Read morePublished on April 19 2004 by Rocco Dormarunno
I am writing this review to all those who overestimate Ellison as much as to those who underestimate him. Read morePublished on April 9 2004 by Joe Adlai
Ralph Ellison, for starters, exhibits a masterful command of the English language and all of its literary power from therein. Read morePublished on April 8 2004 by Chris Salzer
Ellison is the Muhammad Ali, the colossus of fiction - I have never experienced a work of art in ANY medium as rich, provocative and poignant as "Invisible Man. Read morePublished on Feb. 29 2004 by J. Park
To be quite honest the book, "Invisible Man" was not what I expected. First, it's entirely too long, somewhat boring, a little confusing and terribly disturbing to me. Read morePublished on Jan. 15 2004 by Brooke Saunders
Throughout reading this book I found myself questioned with "Why and I reading this". Although very well written, I felt that it took the author 3 pages to say something that... Read morePublished on Jan. 10 2004 by Jess
Dense with powerful symbolism and dancing with artfully subtle language, Invisible Man stands as one of the greatest works of American literature ever. Read morePublished on Nov. 20 2003